US Department of Agriculture Puts Out a Request for .40 Cal Sub-Machine Guns

The USDA has put out a public request for bids to supply the agency with .40 caliber sub-machine guns.

.40 caliber sub-machine gun
(Geo Cities)

Well, why not?
Every other branch of government has their firearms. Why not the USDA?


Here is the full request as it was found on, via Guns Save Lives:
usda guns

From the request:

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Inspector General, located in Washington, DC, pursuant to the authority of FAR Part 13, has a requirement for the commerical [sic] acquisition of submachine guns, .40 Cal. S&W, ambidextrous safety, semi-automatic or 2 shot burts [sic] trigger group, Tritium night sights for front and rear, rails for attachment of flashlight (front under fore grip) and scope (top rear), stock-collapsilbe [sic] or folding, magazine – 30 rd. capacity, sling, light weight, and oversized trigger guard for gloved operation. NO SOLICITATION DOCUMENT EXISTS. All responsible and/or interested sources may submit their company name, point of contact, and telephone. If received timely, shall be considered by the agency for contact to determine weapon suitability.

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